Job Opportunity: Outreach Development Officer | Irish Memory Orchestra

The Irish Memory Orchestra (IMO) is seeking a confident Outreach Development Officer to join their organisation on a part-time, freelance basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for devising new outreach and education activities in collaboration with IMO’s artistic leaders. Fundraising will be a key part of this role including researching and writing grant applications and seeking corporate support.

An important purpose of this role in 2021 is to manage the IMO Youth Orchestra & Choir programme, alongside the Apprentice Liaison Officer. Auditions and mentoring will run online throughout the year. The final month of the project will be dedicated to the Vision Symphony performance in Galway, with four days of rehearsal beforehand. The Outreach Development Officer will be required on-site in Galway for these five days. The dates of this live aspect are subject to change with respect to potential Covid-19 restrictions.

Irish Memory Orchestra performing in concert

This role requires a flexible, dynamic professional with excellent organisation and event management skills and a successful track record in fundraising, who is capable of working on their own initiative to develop and drive projects from beginning to end.

This is a part-time / freelance role, working from home with occasional attendance at events once Covid19 restrictions have lifted. Flexible hours equivalent to approximately 1 day’s work per week. Hours can be spread across a number of days where needed.

Initial 9-month contract, with potential for extension dependant on funding.

Payment: €10,000 (VAT inclusive, total contract fee). Extra travel expenses and accommodation will be provided for agreed work that occurs away from area of residence.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a tailored cover letter, outlining your interest and the experience you would bring to the role, to director@irishmemoryorchestra.com by 9pm on Friday, 12 February 2021